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Leadership & Team Skills

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Lean Business Practices

Shorten lead time, improve product quality and boost customer service satisfaction through your Lean journey.  More »

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

We can help your business with technical skills and continuous quality improvement, among other needs.  More »

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

Northern Lower Office

Customer-focused solutions, active learning model training, on- and off-site delivery — this is what you can expect from the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) - Northern Lower Office. We help you gain a clearer understanding of your own processes and create an improvement plan developed through a facilitated event at your facility.

Top Reasons For Choosing MMTC - Northern lower office

  • Customized training
  • The Active Learning Model
  • Measurable impacts
  • Industry expert trainers

Matt Bulloch, President and CEO, TentCraft; "NMC has been a phenomenal training partner. I learned more with NMC lean than in business school.”

Northern Michigan Lean Learning Consortium

The Northern Michigan Lean Learning Consortium is a member-based support network for those pursuing Lean with resources and support from NMC, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, and other partners. Members benefits include access to monthly events including Best Practice Tours, Learning Events, and Gemba Tours. Learn More »

Ron Jolly ShowWTCM AM 580 Monthly Manufacturing Segment

The June segment featured Ben Nelson, Vice President of Operations, Electro-Optics Technology, Inc. and Rob Summers, Senior Business Advisor Manufacturing, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, NL Office. Listen here »

Training Quick Links

Contact Us at (231) 995-2218 or

Upcoming Workshops

Lean Office Champion - $3,500

July 25,
August 1, 15, 22 & 29,
September 5, 12, 19 & 26,
October 3, 10 & 17
8:00 AM–4:30 PM
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Lean Manufacturing champion - $3,500

Two Tuesdays each month
August 13, 2019 - January 14, 2020
8:00 AM–4:30 PM
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Cadillac area Lean Manufacturing champion - $3,500

Two consecutive Wednesdays each month
August 14, 2019 - January 15, 2020
8:00 AM–4:30 PM
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Lean Learning Consortium Events

Alcotec Wire Corporation
2750 Aero-Park Dr, Traverse City
9–11:30 AM
Facilitated by Northwestern Michigan College

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